Talent Director Salary

Talent Directors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $99K annually. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Talent Directors making up 77 percent. Most Talent Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,682 - $152,600
(Median)
$62K
$99K
$150K
MEDIAN: $99,158
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$63,137 - $166,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Talent Director

  • Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
  • Lead talent management strategy to ensure talent is developed to and reaches its full potential.
  • Interview, audition and hire performers to fill various roles.
  • Match specific talent types to appropriate roles for motion picture, radio, theatre and other entertainment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Talent Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $80K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $88K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $122K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Talent Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$105,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%
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